Search results for “pandemic policies”
Legislation
School choice is better for democracy than government schooling

(The Daily Signal) – As state after state embraces policies that empower parents with more options in K-12 education, opponents of school choice are claiming that it is a “threat… Read More

October 17, 2023
Public Education
‘Forty-five other states have charter schools’: Montana launches charter school commission; leaders undeterred by pending lawsuit

Montana has launched a new charter school commission to bring families more school choice opportunities, despite a pending lawsuit. Montana’s new Community Choice School Commission (CCSC) met for the first… Read More

October 9, 2023
Opinion
Texas should follow lead of nearby Arizona on school choice

(The Daily Signal) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has called a special legislative session to begin Oct. 9 to expand K-12 options for Texas families. In the past few years,… Read More

October 6, 2023
Public Education
Report gives Florida nation’s best overall grade for education freedom

(The Center Square) – After a legislative session where Florida lawmakers passed universal school choice, the state was recognized as the nation’s best in a recent report for its policies on… Read More

October 2, 2023
Public Education
Report gives Northeast states low rankings for educational freedom

(The Center Square) – Several Northeast states placed at the bottom of a new nationwide ranking on educational freedoms, according to a new report. The American Legislative Exchange Council 2023 … Read More

September 29, 2023
Homeschools
Nearly half of homeschool parents cite ‘liberal’ public schools as motivating factor: Poll

(The Center Square) – Almost half of parents turning to homeschooling today say they are concerned about their children being “influenced by liberal viewpoints,” according to a Washington Post and… Read More

September 27, 2023
Public Education
Children exposed to porn, strangers via school tablets, apps: ‘Nothing to screen these people’

A mom in the Kansas City area thought her daughter’s fascination with “Furries” – sometimes described as a subculture of people interested in animals with human characteristics – reflected her… Read More

September 25, 2023
Culture
Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron emphasizes faith in Kentucky gubernatorial race

Daniel Cameron, the Republican challenger for Kentucky’s governor’s office, is heralding faith and conservative values in his effort to oust incumbent Democrat Andy Beshear. “I fully believe that we have… Read More

September 19, 2023
Public Education
‘Diplomas are more like attendance certificates.’ Kansas K-12 academic achievement is plummeting despite higher graduation rates

Despite a significant decrease in attendance, declining test scores and worsening college readiness, Kansas schools are simultaneously experiencing a rise in graduation rates. How can this be? “Let’s put it… Read More

September 14, 2023
Public Education
‘Grade grubbing.’ Some high school and college students want good grades without the work, says survey

A survey of nearly 300 high school teachers and college professors found that students frequently ask for better grades than they’ve earned, also known as grade… Read More

September 11, 2023